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Feb 20, 2013 12:00am PST
took that great song, "misty," i wanted to figure out how to do it. i could not sing it like sarah vaughn. i am say and you always have to work things out for yourself first, and then you are the only one you knew it did not work. tavis: if it don't work. you said two things about new orleans that i wanted to go back on. when you first heard okey dokey on the radio, you did not have a lot to look forward to as a black kid in the south and did not even know who you were. >> that is right. tavis: how did you find out who you work, how did you come into your own humanity >> i have travelled many, many miles across this country. it was in 1957. i went to families day and heard the honorable elijah muhammed at madison square garden. 19 years old. he said, you have got to come here. tavis: for the young people watching, i have to make it clear that that is muhammad ali, and used to be cassius clay. >> it was not about somebody coming to sab. it was not about somebody flying through the clouds. he said, "you have got to save yourself." you are somebody. i had sold 50 million records, and
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